IS AUSTRALIA’S VOTING SYSTEM HONEST?
DO VOTE FRAUDS OCCUR?
GetUp has $30m in the bank and is the largest, organised voting manipulator in Australia
by Lex Stewart, former Chairman of Australians for Honest Elections
To the two questions above in the heading, our Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) would say “Yes and No”.
But my answers are the opposite – based on having scrutineered at every federal and state election since 1985, and having done paid work for six MPs (3 Canberra, 3 NSW) and voluntary work in various political Parties.
I worked as staffer for an MP who lost his seat in 1993 by 164 votes, and then we discovered 300 false enrolments on the Electoral Roll, plus other issues, including that Jehovah’s Witnesses did not receive their customary letter after the election because they did not vote.
A few years ago I arranged some meetings in Australia for UK Election Commissioner Richard Mawrey QC, who had jailed people from both sides of politics for Vote Frauds.
Very few people have ever been prosecuted or even challenged in Australia, and our Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) operates a faulty system with numerous loopholes, and scant attention from Ministers, other MPs and journalists.
Richard Mawrey was aghast at what he saw of Australia’s voting systems and Electoral Agencies. He said, “Due to the incentives, if vote fraud CAN occur due to loopholes, then it WILL occur. And especially Australia’s postal vote system is a recipe for fraud.”
There is substantial incentive for Vote Frauds because the rewards are so huge – power, prestige, getting control of expenditure of taxpayers’ moneys, appointing your mates to various Boards and diplomatic postings etc.
To improve elections:-
- vote in the Senate by numbering every square rather than one to six
- do scrutineering – this means getting an AEC Form signed by a candidate. Do it after 6pm on election night, and if needed during subsequent days of re-counting.
- Because over the years very few MPs have taken an interest in Vote Frauds (except Fred Nile and Pauline Hanson) then after this election heckle your MP that you want Voter ID introduced, so as to prevent Multiple Voting (AEC data show more than 36,686 in the 2016 election) and to prevent Voter Impersonation.
Bearing in mind that it is often difficult to gather enough evidence to prove Vote Frauds (granted that the AEC, Aust Federal Police are asleep), I could give numerous examples of Vote Frauds, but it would make this article too long.
A convenient one-page list of 17 cases of Vote Frauds was page two of a brief Submission by eminent Sydney lawyer James Bell to the parliamentary committee reviewing the 2019 federal election. When his Submission appeared on the parliamentary website as number 53, the list on page two had been “redacted” i.e. blacked out! In order to overcome this censorship, James’s list is presented below.
Some cases of Vote Frauds have been exposed by rare court cases or very rare government inquiries, e.g. the Shepherdson Inquiry, which led to the jailing of Karen Ehrman who said she was only a small bit player among many others involved in the ALP’s schemes.
The AEC has not operated the Electoral Roll with integrity, as shown by the five reports done by the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO).
The Howard government asked the ANAO to do an audit of the AEC, and the report of 18 April 2002 titled “The Integrity of the Electoral Roll” raised serious concerns.
The ANAO report of 6 April 2004:- “progress by the AEC on implementing the recommendations has been slow…”
Their report of 6 April 2010 wrote, “The most significant long-term problem for the AEC remains the poor state of the Electoral Roll”.
Their 8 May 2014 report stated, “… the state of the Roll was the most significant long-term issue … and the AEC’s approaches … have become less effective , as well as … more costly”
Their fifth report on 4 November 2015 had some alarming things to say in its Overall Conclusion:- “The actions taken by the AEC … have not adequately and effectively addressed the matters that led to the ANAO’s recommendations being made … The findings of this audit .. are in contrast to the advice provided by the AEC to the 2014 parliamentary committee that all recommendations … had been completed”
IN OTHER WORDS THE AEC TOLD LIES TO THE PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE!
And no Minister or MP or journalist bothered or cared to expose this AEC juggernaut, which is in practical effect unaccountable and renegade, operating a system full of loopholes.
Here is the list of cases of Vote Frauds in James Bell’s Submission to the parliamentary committee. It includes cases where Vote Frauds were PROVEN to have occurred, but James (and I) are not claiming that the frauds were necessarily of sufficient magnitude to have affected the outcome.
- Joan Chambers lost Ballarat South in 1988 by 104 votes, but many more than 104 fraudulent votes were subsequently found by the Electoral Authority
- Bribie Island 1989 -Bob Bottom found underwater enrolments along a beachside street
- Alasdair Webster MP lost Macquarie in 1993 by 164 votes
- 1993 Frank Tanti lost Mundingburra by 16 votes but won the court-ordered by-election
- MP Larry Anthony lost Richmond in 2004 by 301 votes
- Multiple voting in 2005 Werriwa by-election
- Wollondilly in the March 2007 NSW State election – several Statutory Declarations described a busload going to vote at several polling booths, but the Electoral Commissioner refused to investigate
- 200 House of Reps ballot papers vanished in Epping West booth in Bennelong in 2007
- BK photographed a suspicious man who voted three times in Coogee ~2007
- VicB found 500 false enrolments in Kingsford Smith early 2013
- Circa year 2000 BK, VB, PB found many false enrolments in Parramatta, perhaps 5,000
- S Mirabella lost Indi in 2013 by 500 (1,000 ballots appeared)
- 1,370 ballot papers vanished in the WA senate election
- MP Charles Casuscelli narrowly lost Strathfield in 2015 NSW
- MP Chris Holstein narrowly lost Gosford in 2015 NSW
- MP Louise Markus narrowly lost Macquarie in 2016, with Lex Stewart detecting a new method of Vote Fraud, plus observing an old method being used.
- Election 2016: Labor’s Cathy O’Toole wins Herbert by 37 votes …
Editor: It should be noted that this scribe has been writing about electoral fraud since 1987 when the Unions were able to get enough false names onto the roll to change the election result.. The AEC electronic roll was in its infancy and it had the original RAMNS system which was sub-standard at least, allowing many thousands of false names to stay on the roll unchecked. Indeed a staffer for former Senator Len Harris in 2004 was told by the then Electoral Commissioner that there were more than 400,000 names on the roll whose identity had not been checked.
In 1987 the incumbent Australian Labor Party, led by Prime Minister Bob Hawke, defeated the opposition Liberal Party of Australia, led by John Howard and the National Party of Australia led by Ian Sinclair. This was the first, and to date only, time the Labor Party won a third consecutive election.
Postal voting integrity is the biggest worry of the 2022 election.
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Letter to the Editor
“They” – a great word which generally divides “them” from “US”.
The only problem here is they are also us while making decisions against us for the support of a new hierarchy which is exactly as the old one, only trying to squeeze more blood out of stone that has no blood at all. Australians are still hanging on and treasuring “fake” memories and glories of the past, which includes a Senate as part of a Government on strings in a system which from the beginning was installed and overseen by glorious colonialists which “decedents” are now stepping in to harvest what was sown by their forefathers of the hidden hand.
Chaos and dependency always will go hand in hand.
Hanson, another Australian career politician, who has spend most of her life in the political sewer that is called Australian democracy is plainly part of “them” that have been present since decades lubricating the process of demise in a country that never was. Elections (fake or not) never were a remedy to cause equality in “us”. On the contrary. “WE” are not “them” some say. “WE” vote “them” out to save “us”. A very nice dream is still a dream!!!
Elections can and will not stop the sinking of the “Australian Titanic”. Gravity will. Only a process of sorting “them” from us will bring results but it still will not stop the ship from going under as the vessel itself was never designed as sea worthy in the first place. It is global business as usual (as it always was throughout the centuries) and it eventually will devour itself into a new beginning which than should only include US without any of “THEM” – if humanity finally manages to learn from mistakes of a misguided past and ultimately grows together as ONE and US without any of THEM, that are willfully causing harm to others.
Hanson’s anti-mandate bill voted down by treacherous senators Lambie, Griff, Labor, Greens and Patrick – remember these grubs
Today the Senate had one last chance to support an inquiry into legislation to protect Australians from coercive jab mandates. They had the opportunity to support basic democratic principles and they failed.
Labor, The Greens, Griff, Patrick and Lambie have colluded again to silence and deny the Australian people any opportunity to be heard on their opposition to vaccine coercion.
A petition signed by more than 200,000 Australians in just 22 days was tabled in support of a call to Parliament to pass legislation that will stop the COVID-19 vaccine discrimination which is dividing Australia and causing so much harm.
There is no excuse for denying Australians this opportunity.
As Senator Hanson said today, “For the second time, they’ve colluded to prevent my legislation being referred to an inquiry and ultimately it’s the third time they’ve knocked back the bill.
“But while they’ve made every effort to silence us, what they cannot do is prevent the Australian people having their say at the next election. Ultimately, we are all accountable as elected lawmakers and the next election is the best opportunity for Australians to choose representatives who will stand for their rights.
“Those representatives who support these most fundamental rights will be standing for election as candidates for One Nation. I have absolute confidence in the Australian people to make the right choices for themselves, their families, their communities and their nation.”
In a Facebook post today, Pauline Hanson explains that she did her best to convince them to see reason, but her words fell on deaf ears.
Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie terrorising the un-vaxxed and speaking against Pauline Hanson’s stop the mandate motion in the senate last week
The Katter’s Australian Party and One Nation have announced they will place each other as the number two position on their how to vote cards in an alliance to reflect the major party neglect of Queensland.
KAP leader Robbie Katter said the Liberal and Labor major party dominance had clearly failed regional Queenslanders and that the time was now for much needed change.
“For far two long the major parties have continued to sell off our assets, pushed green ideology and failed to invest in regional job creating mega-infrastructure projects,” Mr Katter said.
“Queensland can’t afford another four years of major party dominance, we know it doesn’t work, enough is enough, times up.”
Mr Katter said the KAP would put the Greens last in all seats.
“The LNP are preferencing the Greens which highlights how out of touch they have become.
“If there is a result of the LNP deal that ends up with a Greens controlled government this looks like no dams, no coal and more crime.
“We can’t risk the Greens grabbing a seat, it’s a major threat to the future of North Queensland.”
Mr Katter said the only way the majors can learn their lesson is that if people don’t give them their vote.
“Both the LNP and Labor are Brisbane based parties and the evidence of this is beyond clear,” he said.
“Up here in the north the LNP they say they are pro coal, yet down in Brisbane they tell everyone they are anti-coal, the truth is they are preferencing the Greens and they can’t have a bet each way.
“Ultimately our preferences are up to the voter, the how to vote card is just a guide.”
Mr Katter said other Westminster democracies who had more than a duopoly party dominance had a better governance of their citizens.
“Stronger minor parties means politicians have to actually fight for your vote in order to make a difference.”
As the so-called Coronavirus infection rate markedly declines across Australia only half the required number of phone users have downloaded the much-heralded tracing app which is supposed to prevent more infections by using Bluetooth.
The only conclusion is that there are lots of fairies in the garden surrounding Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra.
So far 5.1 million apps have been downloaded from a necessary 10 million out of a population of 25 million to make it effective.
It is doubtful any more significant numbers of downloads will add to the tally. There is always an exception to the distrustful sentiment of the public and that is a majority of dim-witted politicians who have stuck the app into their smartphones.
There is now no doubt they believe their own rhetoric.
Some notable politicians have refused to load it. Nationals Barnaby Joyce and independents Bob Katter and Andrew Wilkie have been around government far too long to trust intelligence agencies with their personal information.
IT experts have warned that the app data stored in Amazon data banks is open to scrutiny by US intelligence such as the NSA which can legally access data no matter where it is stored anywhere in the world and that Amazon data banks are known to “leak like a rusty rainwater tank.”
Don’t forget the ‘Five Eyes” intelligence alliance of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States which share all information.
Interestingly the Greens, with the exception of their intellectual pigmy Sarah Hanson-Young have refused to load the app along with One Nation senators Pauline Hanson and Malcolm Roberts.
The take up rate has dwindled in line with the virus after a number of international virologists and biologists revealed the virus testing regime is almost useless hence inaccurate by showing false positives and false negatives.
In a similar scenario to AIDS testing which every doctor knows is wildly inaccurate, Virologist Dr Andrew Kaufman has exposed the flawed testing kits in his published video on Cairnsnews.
Another virologist Dr Judy Mikovits also exposes the testing flaws and she is backed up by the US Centre for Disease Control whose disclaimer on their test kits warns the test can pick up any infection, bacteria or cold and indicate it is Covid 19.
Hence the published high recovery rate of patients who most likely did not have one of the 36 sub-strains of Covid 19 in the first place.
So much for flattening the medical profession’s ‘J’ Curve.
Disclaimer: The download number of 5.1 million is published by government sources. It may or may not be correct.
Aged care homes spend just $6 a day on food for older, former tax payers now paying aged care Mafioso hundreds of millions of dollars to neglect them. They deserve much more than what the Mafioso dish out
from ABC and Cairnsnews
Sydney’s streets were thick with smoke as the blazes took hold on December 5 last year. That may explain why few noticed or cared about the final sitting day in Canberra.
But what happened in the Senate that day shows just how strong the ties that bind the aged care lobby and government really are.
At 9.30 that day, some crucial amendments to aged care legislation were introduced which would force nursing home to reveal how they spent their $20 billion of taxpayer funds each year — specifically, how much went to staff, food and “the amounts paid out to parent bodies”.
Unlike hospital and child care centres, aged care facilities can employ as few staff as they like because there are no staff-to-resident ratios in nursing homes.
When it comes to food, a study of 800 nursing homes shows the average spend is just $6 a day.
The Senate vote was taking place just five weeks after the scathing interim report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.
Among its findings of a “sad and shocking” system which was “inhumane, abusive and unjustified”, the commissioners also commented on the lack of transparency in aged care, with the numbers of complaints, assaults and staff numbers all kept secret from the public.
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“My amendments are all about transparency and accountability — and, boy, do we need more of this,” said Senator Stirling Griff from Centre Alliance, who proposed the amendments.
When the crucial vote came, Labor, the Greens, Centre Alliance and Jacqui Lambie supported it. But the Government voted against it and, with the help of Pauline Hanson, the reform was defeated.
In his 2018 budget Scott Morrison announced a ban on cash transactions over $10,000, originally to come into force in July 2019, but now January 2020.
With this measure, Australia has joined what outspoken former Liberal Party economics advisor John Adams, who is forecasting an impending economic Armageddon, calls the “war on cash”—nations deliberately moving to a cashless society.
Going cashless is commonly promoted as an efficiency measure driven by technology, but it coincides with the global push for “bail-in”—the policy of averting bank failures by seizing the savings and investment funds of depositors and other classes of creditors.
Bail-in is one of a number of sinister developments in the international financial system, including negative interest rates, which drive people to keep their money in cash.
If it’s not in the bank, it can’t be bailed in.
And you can’t be charged for having it there, which is how negative interest rates work.
Morrison snuck a bail-in law through Parliament in February last year, the Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Crisis Resolution Powers and Other Measures) Act 2018, with only a handful of MPs and Senators present when it passed and no recorded vote.
It authorises the “conversion or write-off”, a.k.a. bail-in, of so-called hybrid securities which are better known as bail-in bonds, which have been sold to hundreds of thousands of unsuspecting mum and dad investors and self-funded retirees. They are at risk of losing, collectively, more than $40 billion.
But the law included a massive loophole that the Citizens Electoral Council’s legal experts, as well as John Adams, Digital Finance Analytics Principal Martin North, and former APRA Principal Researcher Dr Wilson Sy, identified could be used to conduct a back door bail-in of deposits by stealth.
When Pauline Hanson’s One Nation senators notified the government they intended to close this loophole with an amendment that explicitly excluded deposits from any bail-in, the government and Labor Party opposition rushed the bill through the Senate when the One Nation senators weren’t present in the chamber.
Now, as the CEC revealed 4 March, the International Monetary Fund is saying that the 2018 law isn’t enough, and is demanding the government enact a full statutory bail-in regime that explicitly includes deposits. Moreover, the IMF is demanding that the government scrap all democratic safeguards over the bank regulator APRA, by which the Treasurer can give APRA directions and the Parliament can disallow an APRA policy. The IMF wants these safeguards scrapped, so that in the event that APRA orders a bail in of bank deposits in a future crisis, the government will not be able to block the order to protect the public.
This bail-in policy is guaranteed to destroy the public’s confidence that their banks will keep their money safe, and will drive people to take their money out and hoard it in physical cash or other forms.
So what are we seeing around the world coinciding with the rollout of a global bail-in regime? A massive and draconian crackdown on the freedom to use cash.
This is most obvious across the European Union, where the EU bail-in system called the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) came into force in January 2016.
According to a 25 February 2019 post by John Adams on his website entitled “The New Global Push for Negative Nominal Interest Rates”:
- France has legally prohibited cash transactions above €1,000;
- Spain has legally prohibited cash transactions above €2,500;
- Italy has legally prohibited cash transactions above €3,000;
- the European Central Bank ended the production and issuance of its €500 note at the end of 2018.
Also, the government of India eliminated 86 per cent of all physical cash throughout the Indian economy in 2016 by banning popular denominations of the currency. This created a political uproar in India, and fuelled suspicion of India’s bail-in law which was introduced the following year, the same time as Australia’s. The backlash was so great that the Indian government was forced to withdraw its bail-in law—the first time that has happened.
Sweden is 95 per cent cashless, and Vietnam has a plan to become 90 per cent cashless by 2020.
Another common justification for the war on cash is the need to crack down on the black economy, which is the Morrison government’s excuse. But this isn’t genuine. There are adequate measures in place to track cash-based criminality, which CBA and other banks have ignored, and the same Morrison government shamelessly protects those banks from real scrutiny and real consequences.
The fact remains that limits on cash trap people in banks where they can’t escape bail-in.
Join the CEC’s fight to defeat bail-in and force Parliament to pass the Separation of Banks bill that Senator Pauline Hanson introduced on 12 February, for a Glass-Steagall separation of banking from speculation, which will fully protect deposits from financial dangers and bail-in, and restore confidence in the banking system.
What you can do—fight for the Separation of Banks bill to stop bail-in
- Make a submission to the current Senate Economics Legislation Committee inquiry in support of the Separation of Banks bill. The submissions deadline is 12 April, but do it straight away. Click here for instructions on making a submission.
- Call the chairman and deputy chairman of the Senate Economics Legislation Committee to demand they hold public hearings on the Separation of Banks bill, so that the inquiry is transparent and they can get a proper understanding of the need for bank separation from real experts who are not beholden to the banks.
Chairman: Senator Jane Hume – Liberal
(03) 9428 1773
Deputy chairman: Senator Chris Ketter – ALP
(07) 3881 3710
by Jim O’Toole
Senator in exile, Rodney Culleton, after being locked in battle with the corporate Australian legal system since 2016, has filed an action in the High Court of the United Kingdom to have his expulsion from the senate overturned.
Culleton said yesterday he was excited the High Court had accepted his Constitutional argument in the first step to overturn the Australian High Court direction he be thrown out of the senate because of bankruptcy.
“I have never been bankrupt,” he said.
A single judge of the Federal Court issued sequestration orders against Culleton in 2017 freezing his assets in spite of a 21 day stay of proceedings being granted by the Federal Court.
Vexatious litigant and Perth businessman Dick Lester claimed Culleton owed him $200,000 over a failed sale contract on land, a claim pursued hotly by Culleton but he says Federal Court Judge Michael Barker failed to follow court rules, ignored all due process and did not look at his affidavits.
“When I was sworn-in as a senator on August 30, 2016, I swore allegiance to Queen Elizabeth 2 of the United Kingdom, making an oath to uphold the law.
“I did not swear allegiance to the fictitious Queen of Australia.
“This ceremony was witnessed by the Governor General and his deputy.
“It should be noted the Commonwealth Constitution Act of Australia 1900, (UK) remains in force and cannot be repealed by an Australian Government.
“The High Court of Australia does not have the jurisdiction to throw senators or members out of Parliament. Either House has the only jurisdiction under s47 of the Constitution to deal with a Member’s qualification.
“The Constitution is everyone’s contract but we can’t get a remedy in Australian star chambers which don’t recognise the Constitution.”
The HCA has long drawn criticism from those being refused a hearing on Constitutional matters, with litigants claiming the court is not functioning as a Chapter 3 court as required by the Constitution.
Culleton gave the example of any senator or MHR who files an action in the HCA. It is unlawful for the court to hear any evidence relating to parliamentary procedures under s16 (iii) of the Parliamentary Privileges Act 1987, he said.
“As a result they threw out my Motion 163 without having jurisdiction because they are not sitting as a Chapter 3 court operating under the proper Crown.
“There is no such thing as the ‘Queen of Australia’.
Culleton has asked the Law Lords of the Queens Bench to examine his request to debate his senate Motion 163 of 2016 which the Solicitor General filed in the HCA.
The statement of agreed facts filed in the HCA by the Solicitor General states a NSW Magistrate, in Culleton’s absence could not imprison him for the alleged theft of a $7 truck key from his own truck.
This matter could have, if imprisoned, disqualified Culleton from the senate under s44 of the Constitution.
“Motion 163 of 2016 was a requirement passed by the House announcing that Attorney General George Brandis’ referral of November 7, 2016 to the HCA is faulty and that there needs to be further investigation into that faulty action, originally orchestrated by former Senators Parry and Brandis, which was never passed by any procedure of law, ,” Mr Culleton said.
He said the senate could not lawfully vote on Brandis’ December 7 motion at the time because there were insufficient senators present to form a Quorum under s22 of the Constitution and the relevant material was withheld from the chamber by Senator Brandis and Senator Pauline Hanson.
Culleton’s legal team remains in London until a hearing date is set by the full bench.
Harry Palmer speaks candidly with controversially sacked Senator Rodney Culleton about his rise, fall and pending resurrection in the Australian parliament. How he placed the Senate and High Court squarely behind their created hurdles thought to silence this patriotic, independent politician leading the charge to restore your parliament to the people. This interview is without parallel, riveting in content while exposing the backdoor Rod has opened the establishment thought locked and sealed tight…Click here to hear podcast
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